For the first time in decades, U.S. politicians and members of the business elite are debating whether American-style capitalism has a future.
Hawaii’s iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.
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French firefighters work with the Colossus robot outside the flame-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral. (Bloomberg)
French firefighters work with the Colossus robot outside the flame-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral. (Bloomberg)
French officials say Colossus — created by France’s Shark Robotics — played a crucial role in saving Notre Dame from complete destruction.

Farmers are planting less of the classics such as corn, potatoes, green beans and peas. In their place, new vegetables such as sweet potatoes and leafy greens are defining American farms.

Sealed documents, obtained as part of a trial between the two tech giants, offer a rare window into the decision-making process of one of the most secretive and powerful companies on the planet.

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A million bucks sounds like a lot, but is it really?

Federal regulators investigating Facebook for mishandling its users’ personal information have set their sights on the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, exploring his past statements on privacy and weighing whether to seek new, heightened oversight of his leadership.

American women are buying more jeans — and especially discounted ones — as retailers stock new cuts, colors and styles.

Allowing the rare artifact to end up in private ownership robs researchers and the public of the chance to learn from it, scientists say.

Encryption has become available to almost anyone since the Snowden leaks showed the vulnerability of modern communication. That fact was on display as special counsel Robert Mueller explained why he couldn't get to the bottom of some well known Trump-Russia contacts.

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An economist’s new book defends the institution’s reputation as “underrated.”

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The retailer is suing its former chairman, Eddie Lampert, and others for allegedly stripping it of billions of dollars as it collapsed into bankruptcy.

Maryland biotech has a rich story but faces turbulence over looming competition.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is releasing environmental documents this afternoon shedding new light on the Boring Company's proposal for underground “sleds."

Pricing for two tech unicorns soar beyond expectations on stock market debut.

You can still make any changes that may be necessary to avoid a huge tax bill next year.

CEO Dennis Muilenburg says Boeing has completed an engineering test flight using updated MCAS software.

Laying out the facts is one thing. Providing a defense for Trump on obstruction is another.

The 30-year fixed-rate average rose for the third week in a row to 4.17 percent.

A debit card can help you stay out of debt.

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Despite the president’s rhetoric on costs, the Commerce Department has proposed a curb on federal licensing power.

The announcement could end the state-owned carrier's 8-year effort to gain access to U.S. customers.

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